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News for the week of April 12-19
19 Apr 2019 11:01 AM
Florida Frontiers Radio Program #337
. On the topics presented at the
FHS 2019 Annual Meeting and Symposium
, May 16-18.
Call for Papers: “Digital Wellness”: Open Information Science Issue on Digital Humanities
H-HistBibl, H-Net's Network for the practice and study of bibliographic and library services to support historical study and teaching. (You'll need an H-Net free account)
Archival project in the news
The true story of the Citizens' Council: Work of researcher, archivist makes important part of group's history
available to the publi
/ Slim Smith. The Dispatch. 13 April 2019.
: On Twitter, view the hashtag
History Lost: The 1978 National Archives Nitrate Vault Fire
. The History Guy: History Deserves to Be Remembered. 15 April 2019.
Historian Robert Caro on the Importance of Analog Research in a Digital Age
y Eleanor Hildebrandt, 15 April 2019
Notre Dame fire powerful warning that we must protect America's precious heritage
David S. Ferriero, Carla Hayden and David J. Skorton, 17 April 2019.
: 99% Invisible.
Episode 346: Palaces for the People: How Social Infrastructure Can Help Fight Inequality, Polarization, and the Decline of Civic Life
An Archivist's Tale.
Episode 60: 2X2: No Archives Martyrs: The Solution of the Archives Will Be the Destruction of the Planet (Chela Scott Weber & Mark Matienzo)
Outreach and an Archive’s Purpose: Finding Users as Well as Donors
." Guest post from Andrew Harman, Archivist at the Center for American War Letters Archives at Chapman University. 18 April 2019
: a weekly post with links to interesting videos and stories about archival issues, technology and culture, and Washington D.C. and American history, by Deborah Shapiro. 19 April 2019.
Archival project in the news
Memorial University archivists rewrite herstory with #MissusMonday
" by Juanita Mercer.
Project seeks identification of ‘nameless women’
12 Apr 2019.
Librarian rushes to archive Alberta’s climate change data before change in government
University of Alberta librarian Katie Cuyler says industry experts and academics have requested she begin ‘guerrilla archiving’ critical information they fear could disappear under a new United Conservative government
18 Apr 2019.
Anne Twomey: National Archives ‘completely dysfunctional’ for serious scholarship
y Stephen Easton.
Constitutional law professor Anne Twomey thinks the National Archives is nearly useless for serious academic and historical research, partly because it is “starved of funding” and takes too long to decide whether to open old government records.
18 April 2019.
Archival project in the news:
The Kitchen Sisters Blog,
Keeper of the Day #103: What we left unfinished
. “It is not simple to work with an archive in a country like Afghanistan, where books, films, and monuments are all subject to burning... If you want to work with an Afghan archive, therefore, you cannot address your desires to it directly" 16 April 2019.
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